After months of renovation, two prime hiking trails in Phoenix will open in time for the hiking season. The city closed Echo Canyon at Camelback Mountain in January. The area was in need of modernization and of a new entrance.
A same sex marriage referendum is not going to be on the 2014 ballot, but what about other proposed measures including one that opposes Medicaid expansion in Arizona? Jim Small, editor of the Arizona Capitol Times, gives an update on that and other Capitol issues.
When Arizona State’s football team takes the field against the Wisconsin Badgers on Saturday night, about 40 Sun Devils will be wearing special helmets that monitor when a player suffers a head impact.
District has been under court supervision for
decades as part of a mandate to desegregate its schools. Now the district is
proposing an addition to the admissions process for the selective University High School.
Gov. Jan Brewer has opted to stop issuing driver's licenses
to people in all deferred action programs. The decision comes after a federal
judge told the state it’s action to refuse to issue licenses for people in the
president’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals was probably
unconstitutional discrimination, because the state allowed those in other
programs to drive.
Monday, the United States Supreme Court struck down the matching funds provision of Arizona's Clean Elections law--a law that was supposed to reduce the influence of special interests in state campaigns.
The Department of Homeland Security has been flying illegal immigrants caught in this country back to their homelands for years. In the last few years that program has been stepped up. Many of the flights go to Mexico, the number one spot illegal immigrants come from, but KJZZ’s Peter O’Dowd is just back from a flight taking immigrants to Guatemala, the country with the second-most illegal immigrants.
The South Phoenix area is among the oldest parts of the valley, and has a wealth of rich history...but it's a history that many people don't know about. Some call it the forgotten part of the city, and many residents and advocates think that they often have to fend for themselves rather than rely on Phoenix government.
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Lisa Schnebly Heidinger, native Arizonan and author of Arizona: 100 Years Grand, talks to host Steve Goldstein about the state's upcoming centennial and publishing the book celebrating 100 years of state history.
Karen Smith, former deputy director of the Arizona Department of Water resources, explains the water scarcity problem in Arizona and which steps should be taken now to prevent future disaster.Karen Smith wrote the Grand Canyon Institute's report, Arizona at the Crossroads: Water Scarcity or Water Sustainability? .
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Former deputy Maricopa County Attorney Lisa Aubuchon took the stand on Tuesday to defend the decision to charge numerous county officials with racketeering two years ago. Aubuchon and former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas are accused of filing the charges as political retaliation.
The Goldwater Institute wants the Clean Elections Commission to stop an advertising campaign it claims is illegal self promotion. The think tank filed a lawsuit in Maricopa County Superior Court this week claiming Clean Elections does not have the authority to spend millions on voter outreach.
Felicita Ramirez was located by a family member in Tempe. She is now back with her family and was found in good condition. Ramirez walked away from her Dialysis center at 1209 N Country Club, Mesa, AZ at approximately 8:00 PM on 12/01/2011.
Pima County just rejected nearly $2 million in federal immigration funds, saying it allows local law enforcement to target immigrant communities. Why the county sheriff says that decision will hurt public safety.